Project issue boards API

Every API call to issue boards must be authenticated.

If a user is not a member of a private project, a GET request on that project results in a 404 status code.

List project issue boards

Lists project issue boards in the given project.

GET /projects/:id/boards
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards"

Example response:

[
  {
    "id" : 1,
    "name": "board1",
    "project": {
      "id": 5,
      "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
      "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
      "path": "diaspora-project-site",
      "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
      "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
      "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site"
    },
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12,
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric": null
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric":  null
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric":  null
      }
    ]
  }
]

Another example response when no board has been activated or exist in the project:

[]

Show a single issue board

Get a single project issue board.

GET /projects/:id/boards/:board_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1"

Example response:

  {
    "id": 1,
    "name": "project issue board",
    "project": {
      "id": 5,
      "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
      "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
      "path": "diaspora-project-site",
      "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
      "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
      "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site"
    },
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12,
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric":  null
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric":  null
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3,
        "max_issue_count": 0,
        "max_issue_weight": 0,
        "limit_metric":  null
      }
    ]
  }

Create an issue board

Creates a project issue board.

POST /projects/:id/boards
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
name string yes The name of the new board
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards?name=newboard"

Example response:

  {
    "id": 1,
    "project": {
      "id": 5,
      "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
      "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
      "path": "diaspora-project-site",
      "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
      "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
      "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site"
    },
    "name": "newboard",
    "lists" : [],
    "group": null,
    "milestone": null,
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [],
    "weight" : null
  }

Update an issue board

Introduced in GitLab 11.1.

Updates a project issue board.

PUT /projects/:id/boards/:board_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
name string no The new name of the board
assignee_id integer no The assignee the board should be scoped to
milestone_id integer no The milestone the board should be scoped to
labels string no Comma-separated list of label names which the board should be scoped to
weight integer no The weight range from 0 to 9, to which the board should be scoped to